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Researchers discourage the consumption of raw milk, especially by children, pregnant women and the elderly.
Immunomagnetic Assay On-a-Chip Captures, Analyzes Circulating Tumor Cells
Dartmouth researchers and bioengineers develop novel system to improve cancer treatment.
Genome Study Predicts DNA of the Whole of Iceland
Large genome databases are starting to reveal critical health information-even about people who have not contributed their DNA.
How the Human Immune System Keeps TB at Bay
Scientists create model of host, bacteria behavior in latent TB infection.
MDC Researchers Greatly Increase Precision of New Genome Editing Tool
“One of the hottest topics in science and an innovative field”.
‘Atomic Chicken-Wire’ Is Key To Faster DNA Sequencing
An unusual and very exciting form of carbon - that can be created by drawing on paper- looks to hold the key to real-time, high throughput DNA sequencing, a technique that would revolutionise medical research and testing.
The Switch That Might Tame The Most Aggressive Of Breast Cancers
Garvan researchers have found that so-called ‘triple-negative breast cancers’ are two distinct diseases that likely originate from different cell types. They have also found a gene that drives the aggressive disease, and hope to find a way to ‘switch it off’.
Gene Editing Technique Mastered In Mosquito That Transmits Deadly Diseases
Technique will help researchers learn more about the role of genes that are involved in mosquito propagation.
Genetic Mutation Helps Explain Why, In Rare Cases, Flu Can Kill
Study shows that immune response to flu can be affected by a rare genetic mutation.
The Colour Of Lettuce Determines The Speed Of Its Antioxidant Effect
A study by the UPV/EHU-University of the Basque Country has explored the kinetics in the Batavia, Marvel of Four Seasons and Oak Leaf lettuces.
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Understanding Fat Metabolism at the Organism Level – A Comprehensive Metabolic Screen of C. elegans.
Dr Jules Griffin, University of Cambridge, speaking at Advances in Metabolic Profiling 2011.
Date Posted: Monday, April 02, 2012
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